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time, nelson mandela, people who were touched by nelson mandela are telling the story. robert joined the flight cooks lane. fromre than 8000 miles washington dc is where he lived his life, but we found his impact surpassing the distance as many remembered. >> the memories of nelson mandela are poignant. he loved people. learned lessons of a life lived at peace. message.is this he implanted, live your light. flowers outside the south african embassy. many are traumatized. the former u.s. ambassador says that nelson mandela was more than a head of state. >> that kind of man comes around once in a century. is, if he or she comes around at all. expatriates living in washington dc recalls nelson mandela positive it -- nelson mandela's last visit. >> people were crying. homeland, they paid respects to the man credited with uniting the nation. washingtonians are pouring out their hearts. to send to the mandela family, why shouldn't we, in the spirit that he stood for, give opportunities to everyone. >> south african will have a national day of prayer. nelson mandela will be laid to rest in
that nelson mandela is at peace, and of the world must grieve the loss of one of the most revered human rights leaders of our time. for thet obama called flags to fly at half staff in his honor. he led africa out of the dark days of the apartheid, but his legacy involves so much more. we have a look back at his life. such a sad day today. >> this was greatly expected but universally dreaded. an close toold had death several times over the past year and some 20 doctors have been tending to him night and day. this hardly lessened the painful news that came this afternoon. >> there is the deepest kind of morning. lowered flags as a sympathetic sign not just for the man, but for the understanding that his presence will not be easily replaced. >> nelson mandela's name is synonymous with the entire he showsovement and the greater goal that this achieved. challenge their very humanity. >> born in a tiny village and educated in a hut, he became a boxer though his fight would be in a larger realm. andained a law degree fought racism and the apartheid. he was landed behind bars for 27 years. his impriso
mandela. president obama, former presidents george w. bush, and bill clinton will be among the dignitaries attending. the memorial service will be held tuesday in johannesburg. and ellis funeral is scheduled for next sunday. -- mandela's funeral is scheduled for next sunday. earlier today, the family issued a statement. >> the leader of our family is gone. in our hearts, and our souls, he will always be with us. >> the family says it is humbled by the messages they have received from governments and people all around the world. as the world remembers mandela, abc 7 news and wjla.com will have extensive coverage. leon harris and scott thuman are traveling to johannesburg. we will have live report starting monday on the newscast. detainedly american for weeks in north korea is back home tonight in the u.s. we will tell you what he said about his release. plus, why a charity race involving prince harry was suspended. batkid?mber that kid -- >> 72 years ago today, japan launched a surprise attack on pearl harbor. ceremonies were held to remember what president franklin d roosevelt called "a da
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